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Queen’s Health Systems employee diagnosed with coronavirus

Updated: Mar. 31, 2020 at 10:08 PM HST
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HONOLULU, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) -A Queen’s Health Systems employee has been diagnosed with COVID-19 at a facility, a spokesperson confirmed.

Queen’s did not disclose which of its facilities the caregiver worked, citing patient privacy laws.

However, a spokesperson said the individual is managing their symptoms and is under self-isolation at home.

Patients and staff who work in the employee’s department have been notified, Queen’s Health Systems said.

This is the first time a Queen’s employee has been diagnosed with the disease.

A Queen’s spokesperson said the state health department will notify the worker’s potential contacts.

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